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November 27, 2013 4:45:49 PM

In your opinion, what's the best $500-550 gaming PC build?

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November 27, 2013 10:23:14 PM

This PC should be able to handle almost everything that you throw on it.. If you wanna overclock the CPU then i would advise you to get a CPU cooler !

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CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Biostar TA970 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card ($129.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 600W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $493.92
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-28 01:22 EST-0500)
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November 27, 2013 10:27:52 PM

Thanks so much! What's the difference between the different types of the 7870? I'm talking about the Sapphire one and the MSI one.
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November 27, 2013 10:29:46 PM

The MSI one that i have mentioned here is a a factory overclocked ver. so it will offer better performance, also its cheaper !


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November 27, 2013 10:35:37 PM

What settings will this PC run next gen games on, at the best frame rates?
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November 27, 2013 11:07:06 PM

Should give around 35-45 FPS on Ultra ..
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